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Ingrown Hair On Cheek
I have what seems to be a bug bite that has swollen or it could be an ingrown hair, on the inside right cheek of my buttons. Should i lance it?
Our hair follicles are meant to erupt and to grow straight out of the skin. Often, a hair may turn into the channel out of which it should grow, and penetrates the skin, causing swelling and irritation. This may happen because of blockage or with very curly hair. These are not always a problem unless the hair does not erupt and then possibly leads to infection ...Read more
This acne on my cheek for 4 weeks and still here! not sure if pimple or ingrown hair. Two spots on my cheek. Its pink and more flat than normal acne?
I have a 2cm wide nodule in my cheek. Almost like a pimple/ingrown hair but it has no head. It's been there for a couple of days. What should I do?
I have a pimple under the skin on my cheek. I don't shave my face so i don't think it's an ingrown hair. How do I get rid of it naturally?
He Woke up to chin swollen two days ago it looked like a ingrown hair from beard but it's getting worse and moving up his cheeks and says its painful?
Exfoliate and warm: First bet is to allow nature to take its course. If it doesn't naturally come out as the skin turns over, gently exfoliate with microbeads (not nut scrubs, too harsh), then warm in steam or compresses to expand the pore, then gently try to pluck it out with tweezers without scarring surrounding skin. A dermatologist can do this professionally without scars. Also prevent recurrence - laser hair. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ingrown hair: Not likely.Get a more detailed answer ›
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